, source of support, comes from the citizens that we serve. everybody wants to be on team america, whether its young students, local police officers, teachers, we're all americans. we all want to see our country secure. you don't have to be actually wearing a uniform to be a great contributor to safety in this country. >> while the dedicated men and women of our armed forces help protect our nation from their stations overseas, these dedicated men and women help protect us right here at home. and, the facilities at the rock help them achieve that mission. >> it's a building that, once you turn the lights on, you can never turn the lights off, because there's a lot of people that call into this building and ask for information, and ask for help. and we always need to keep the lights on for that. >> reporting from the rock, for teen kids news, i'm kristen. >> for some folks, rowing a boat is a pleasant past-time but as sloane reports, for kids who do crew, it's a passion. >> rowing is one of the oldest sports in the world. competitions date back to the 1700s for men and the 1800s for women.